Archive | April, 2017

323 Bags of Heroin, Cocaine and Ready for Sale Prescription Pills Seized

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April 28, 2017 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the arrest of Genaro Hernandez, 64, of Springfield, Mass, who is suspected of narcotics trafficking in the City of Springfield. In addition to the arrest, law enforcement officials seized 340 bags of heroin, 26 grams of cocaine, along with 40 prescription pills packaged […]

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Suspects Arrested in Overnight Holyoke Homicide

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April 28, 2017 -Holyoke, Mass- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced the apprehension of several suspects in a fatal stabbing that occurred on Friday morning in Holyoke. On Friday, April 28, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m., an officer from the Holyoke Police Department was on patrol in the area of Cabot and Maple Streets in […]

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750 Bags of Heroin Seized Along With Loaded Firearm

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April 26, 2017 -Springfield- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced today the arrest of Joshua Santiago, 22, of Springfield, Mass, who suspected of narcotics trafficking in the City of Springfield. In addition to sei zing 750 bags of heroin, officials confiscated a semi-automatic pistol and 44 rounds of ammunition. After a lengthy investigation into the trafficking […]

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Michael Rodriguez found guilty of 2nd-degree murder in shooting of Iraq-bound soldier Julian Cartie in Springfield in 2009

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By: Buffy Spencer, The Republican on April 12, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — Michael Rodriguez on Wednesday was found guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Julian Cartie in 2009 in Springfield. Hampden Superior Court Judge John A. Agostini set sentencing for April 19, when Cartie’s family members and friends — many of whom have […]

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Parkpoom Seesangrit gets 6-8 years in state prison for East Longmeadow nursing home rape

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By Buffy Spencer, The Republican on April 19, 2017 at 4:55 PM SPRINGFIELD — Parkpoom Seesangrit was sentenced Tuesday to six to eight years in state prison by Hampden Superior Court Judge Constance M. Sweeney.   Seesangrit, 27, had been found guilty of rape by Sweeney last week for a May 2014 crime at the East […]

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Hampden DA’s basketball tournament and job fair draws hundreds to AIC

Hampden DA's basketball tournament and job fair draws hundreds to AIC

By Buffy Spencer, The Republican on April 17, 2017 at 1:33 PM SPRINGFIELD — Hundreds of young people chose to spend their Patriots’ Day holiday Monday at the second annual Hoop Up Springfield at American International College’s Butova Gymnasium. Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni sponsored the event, which included a basketball tournament, an AIC college tour, […]

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Holyoke police, Hampden DA release names of suspects arrested in major heroin raid

Holyoke police, Hampden DA release names of suspects arrested in major heroin raid

By; Greg Saulmon, Patrick Johnson The Republican, on April 14, 2017 HOLYOKE – Holyoke Police and the Hampden District Attorney on Friday began releasing the names and charges for the more than a dozen suspects arrested as part of a narcotics raid. The names of 16 men and woman and the charges against them were […]

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Hampden County Narcotics Taskforce Arrests Twenty in Holyoke Narcotics Raids; Seize 24,000 Packets of Heroin, Over $100,000 and Multiple Firearms

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April 14, 2017- Holyoke- Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni announced the arrests of twenty individuals suspected of narcotics trafficking in the City of Holyoke, as well as, the seizure of: several guns, a bullet proof vest, over 24,000 bags of heroin, over $100,000 of U.S. currency, and three luxury automobiles. Participating in yesterday’s raids were: The […]

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Testing shows 1971 Oregon ‘Jane Doe’ may have lived in the Northeast

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By Patrick Johnson, The Republican April 11, 2017 A forensic artist drawing of the victim in a 1971 Jane Doe case from Oregon. New testing shows the woman may have spent time in the Northeast.   The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children announced Tuesday that new testing on the remains of an unidentified […]

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Springfield gun suspect who offered free legal advice to police held on $25K bail

Springfield gun suspect who offered free legal advice to police held on $25K bail

Maurice Bailey, 24, of Springfield (Springfield Police Department) by Jack Flynn, The Republican on April 11, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — Before being taken into custody on a gun possession charge Sunday, Maurice Bailey offered something of a warning to the arresting officers, according to the police report. “You need to be able to prove that gun […]

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